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Old 01-21-2010, 06:37 AM   #1
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"No suitable plugins were found" for web browser


I have Fedora 10. Some web pages need plugins installed eg. quicktime etc. The web browser shows a button"Install Missing Plugins" at the top. When I click this it always says "No suitable plugins were found".

How do I solve this problem???


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Old 01-21-2010, 06:41 AM   #2
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I have Fedora 10. Some web pages need plugins installed eg. quicktime etc. The web browser shows a button"Install Missing Plugins" at the top. When I click this it always says "No suitable plugins were found".

How do I solve this problem???


Thanks
Fedora 10 is at "End of Life". I suspect the repos that handle plugin updates has been shut down. Upgrade to Fedora 12, perhaps? You can do it remotely via yum and preupgrade, you know.

I make no promises, but this worked for me...

Code:
yum -y update
yum clean all
yum install preupgrade
preupgrade-cli
preupgrade-cli "Fedora 12 (Constantine)"
reboot

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Old 01-21-2010, 06:52 AM   #3
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Thanks for the suggestion but I can't upgrade to another version of Fedora as it is my main development machie and I don't want to loose any stuff I have on it. Will upgrading make me loose any data?
 
Old 01-21-2010, 06:53 AM   #4
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Always backup first, but you shouldn't
 
Old 01-21-2010, 07:36 AM   #5
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As Bret suggested, it's always good to have backups....but I didn't lose any data at all. That was kinda the point
 
Old 01-21-2010, 10:09 AM   #6
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The Adobe Flash Player repo for Fedora :

http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/tha...inux_%28YUM%29
> > adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm

> # rpm -Uvh adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
.. and the flash player will be available with ' yum '
.. or your Package Manager.
.....
 
  


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